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Have Some Tea and Sympathy for Fair Trade Month

Maisie Ganzler | Posted 10.02.2016 | Green
Maisie Ganzler

Workers on both tea plantations and small farms often face sexual harassment and other human-rights abuses, cripplingly low wages, and health issues caused by the backbreaking work of picking and pesticide exposure.

In a World... Without Eggs

Maisie Ganzler | Posted 08.25.2016 | Green
Maisie Ganzler

As the vice president of strategy for a $1 billion food service company, it's my job to anticipate any developing scenarios that might affect our business, such as unprecedented egg shortages that would unfold in short order. But what happened next surprised me.

Deep Thoughts: Is Your Seafood Canyon-Safe?

Maisie Ganzler | Posted 07.13.2016 | Green
Maisie Ganzler

In case you're as in the dark as the sea creatures at the bottom of said canyons are (and I was), here's a quick primer: the Bering Sea spans nearly 800,000 square miles between Alaska and Siberia and is among one of the wildest regions in the world. As it turns out, nearly 60 percent of our annual catch here in the U.S. comes from the Bering Sea.

Got Food? Thank A Farmworker This Week

Maisie Ganzler | Posted 05.23.2015 | Green
Maisie Ganzler

Although farmworkers feed the world -- 85% of fruits and vegetables are hand-picked -- harvesting fruits and vegetables remains one of the most underappreciated, poorly paid, and dangerous jobs in America

Advice to New Graduates: Eat Like You Give a Damn

Fedele Bauccio | Posted 07.13.2014 | Home
Fedele Bauccio

One wonders how we ever ended up where we are today. We never voted or ever had a conscious say on the transformation of agriculture from what it used to be to what it has become.

Farm to Fork Across America: Technology and Healthy Food for Emotional Well Being, Google and Adobe Style

Julie Ann Fineman | Posted 06.22.2014 | Home
Julie Ann Fineman

This post is co-authored by Lee Glenn "We must learn to balance the material wonders of technology with the spiritual demands of our human nature." -...

Major Food Service Company To Buy Only Humanely Raised Ground Beef

Posted 08.29.2012 | Home

Bon Appetit Management Company (BAMCO), a major food service company with over 500 locations in 32 states, is already known as a leader in the sustain...

"Safe" Food Isn't Our Real Problem

Fedele Bauccio | Posted 08.17.2011 | Home
Fedele Bauccio

Peter Coclanis argued recently in the Wall Street Journal that "American food is much safer than you think," and by American food, he means our "much ...